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Windows 7: What's the Best Anti-virus?

31 Jan 2012   #251
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
IMO:

Paid - Kaspersky
Free - MSE.

I personally use MSE.
In danger of repeating myself I'm using KIS paid and Comodo Pre free on the testers. CIS is very like KIS in configs and the firewall just great.

Plus I use the WPA2 as well.


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01 Feb 2012   #252
Owdy

Windows 7 pro x64
 
 

I have F-secure 2012, but is it better than Microsoft Security Essentials? Id like to try that too,
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04 Feb 2012   #253
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

I'd say simply, yes. I am not into collecting links, showing that f secure wins over the others, but it is a fresh and pretty good piece of software.
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04 Feb 2012   #254
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

These are the results of the latest AV Comparatives testing...

What's the Best Anti-virus?-av1.png

Note: Qihoo may have detected more malware than the others but it also had the most false positives


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05 Feb 2012   #255
Owdy

Windows 7 pro x64
 
 

What those %'s stand fore?
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05 Feb 2012   #256
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
These are the results of the latest AV Comparatives testing...

Attachment 196765

Note: Qihoo may have detected more malware than the others but it also had the most false positives
webroot's not on that list

Anyway Just purchased my wifey a laptop i got rid of Norton and Installed MSE instead

I could care less for a free 60 day trial i don't need the headache's of alerts if you know what i mean also getting rid of all bloatware
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05 Feb 2012   #257
OptimusAle

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit,Win 7 Ultimate 64bit,Win XP Prof. 32bit
 
 

The Best I would say is MSE and then comes Symantec Endpoint.
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05 Feb 2012   #258
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums OptimusAle. A Guy
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05 Feb 2012   #259
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
These are the results of the latest AV Comparatives testing...

Attachment 196765

Note: Qihoo may have detected more malware than the others but it also had the most false positives
amazed MSE caught more then avast might go back to MSE
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05 Feb 2012   #260
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by M1GU31 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
These are the results of the latest AV Comparatives testing...

Attachment 196765

Note: Qihoo may have detected more malware than the others but it also had the most false positives
amazed MSE caught more then avast might go back to MSE
Why am i not surprized at hearing that? Actually the best av "plus" note the word plus antimalware protection in general I've been working with for almost two full years now is VIPRE. It's not a free program but reasonably priced for all it does!

As soon as I opened up a folder on the drive I still keep some old XP files on Whamo it spots and quaranteens an old XP utility? actually zip file download with a trojan hidden inside! Some time later I went to open up another folder on the same drive and VIPRE flagged an exe file never used where every other program tried missed it completely!

These weren't any false positives either. But why no other antivirus or spyware/adware removal program tried out over several years DID NOT even detect a bug with either of those two files is beyond me. I still would recommend adding on additional IE protections if you are running something else that lacks IE security since that's where just about bugs are placed on your system besidess file transfers between machines and I-Worms in strange unknown emails!
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